EDITOR’S NOTE: Superiorland Yesterdays is prepared by the reference staff at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette.
30 years ago
SAWYER AIR FORCE BASE — Birthdays can be a confusing time for Senior Chief Petty Officer Brian F. Lawrence, the Naval Command Unit’s senior enlisted advisor at Sawyer Air Force Base. The Navy celebrated its birthday Oct. 13 Lawrence celebrated his birthday on the same day. His father, Floyd A. Lawrence, celebrated his birthday, too. The senior Lawrence was also in the Navy and retired as a chief petty officer. For the record, the senior chief was 40, the chief was 73, and the Navy was 216.
60 years ago
MARQUETTE — Sister Kathleen Therese, a Maryknoll nun who has been in service in the Philippines for the past 10 years, has arrived in Marquette for a visit here with her mother, Mrs. James A. Miller, Pine Street, and with other relatives and friends. Sister Kathleen Theresa, formerly Mary Lenore Miller, graduated from Baraga Central High School in 1944 and entered the Maryknoll Order at Ossining, N.Y., the following year. She went to the Philippines in 1951 to take a teaching position and has been serving in Manila as principal of an elementary school. She will spend six months in further study in the United States. Next Saturday, from 2 to 5 p.m., Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McGann are entertaining at a public reception for Sister Kathleen Therese at Cathedral Hall.